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The Reasons to Believe (RTB) creation model is based on Scripture and science which....
The topic of theistic evolution (or evolutionary creationism) garners much attention among...
Here are a few of the scientific reasons why we at Reasons to Believe assert that humans are...
Some skeptics assert that the accounts of creation in Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 don’t match. However, under close scrutiny, the...
The strongest physical evidences for the cosmic creation event.....
God’s Word never specifies a date for creation, but Genesis...
An abundance of biblical evidence (not just science) indicates that...
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Design
Growing up in coastal British Columbia, I had access to rainforests. I loved the intense green colors, the roaring rivers and waterfalls, the shade,...
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Adam & Eve
Question of the Week: Do you believe God directly intervened to create the first modern humans or did we evolve from a common ancestor with...
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Biology
I am a Christian. I also happen to be an obstetrician/gynecologist. Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) is a specialty that is heavily laden with ethical...
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We've all heard that our houseplants grow better when we talk to them—but it's not because they enjoy our company. They grow better because we breathe more carbon dioxide...
by Hugh Ross Read
When the peer-reviewed journal Religions decided to produce a special issue this spring titled “Christianity and Science: Fresh Perspectives,” a guest editor asked Dr....
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Artificial Intelligence
Do thoughts about artificial intelligence (AI) bring excitement or fear? Anticipation or dread? And how should we think about this as Christians? If these...
by Jeff Zweerink Read
Human Origins & Anthropology
Question of the week: Did Koko the gorilla develop and use a vocabulary of hundreds of words? Did she possess symbolic capability that challenges human exceptionalism? My answer: Koko spent...
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Common Ancestry
I don’t really have a bucket list, but if I did, hanging out with koalas would most certainly be near the top. My wife Amy...
by Fazale Rana Read
Theology
The Bible’s anthropology (study of humanity as it relates to God) explains the moral breakdown by revealing that all human beings are
by Kenneth Samples Read
Laws of Physics
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. —Ecclesiastes 4:12 This Bible verse makes the...
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Multiverse
Question of the week: Can you give a brief response to atheists’ appeals to the multiverse to explain away divine design? My answer: Very briefly, the same multiverse...
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Creation
The technological revolution of the past 50 years has soared the worldwide demand for energy. More than 90% of this energy still comes from...
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Reasons to Believe (RTB) was established in 1986 with the awareness that people have a fundamental desire to understand our world, the universe beyond it, and the implications of that knowledge for their beliefs. As an international, interdenominational ministry, our purpose is to show that science and the Christian faith are allies, not enemies. Our commitment to sound reason and scientific research puts RTB in a unique position to engage in gentle, respectful dialogue with people from various worldviews. Our mission is to bring hope to people by illuminating and clarifying God’s role as Creator and highlighting his purposes for creation, especially for human beings.

This mission started with RTB president and founder, Dr. Hugh Ross. Often you will find Dr. Ross engaging in his favorite activity, responding to questions about science and faith. His fervor began at age seven when he went to the library to find out why stars are hot. Physics and astronomy captured his curiosity and never let go. After completing his doctorate at the University of Toronto and postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, Dr. Ross served on the ministry team at Christ Church Sierra Madre. Response to his breadth and depth of experience in both science and faith prompted him in March of 1986 to start Reasons to Believe. For over thirty years, RTB has produced thousands of resources for Christians and nontheists alike and participated in lively conversations about the relationship between science and faith.

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May 29, 2021
Ken Samples will join a collection of speakers who seek to answer the question “Is There Intelligent Life in Outer Space? What Are the Stakes?”...
May 22, 2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (America/Los_Angeles)
Engage & Equip: Conversations about the Truth and Goodness of Christianity We’ve become a global society, with access to a broader range of worldviews. As...
May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (America/Los_Angeles)
In life, we often face pressure to live up to expectations of the people around us and the society we live in. When we...
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April 11, 2021
Join Hugh Ross as he speaks at Glenkirk Church for their Sunday services. Hugh will give a talk called “Getting to Know God through...
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